Kelly Wetherille

Kelly is a freelance journalist, editor, copywriter and translator who has lived in Tokyo for over 10 years. She was Savvy's founding editor, and her work has appeared in Women's Wear Daily (WWD), The New York Times and CNN Travel. When she's not at her desk or working from a café, she can usually be found zipping through the streets of Tokyo on her black Cannondale or enjoying a cocktail with friends on the balcony of her apartment. On weekends she teaches stand up paddle boarding and paddle board yoga from the beaches near Tokyo.

Articles By Kelly

Gleam Furniture, Moto Azabu

Making a space your own when you're not sure how long you'll be there can be a tricky thing, and it's one of the reasons...

October 8, 2014 | Lifestyle

F Organics Spa, Daikanyama

Perhaps more quickly in Japan than in other places, trends tend to come and go. But one trend I am happy to see is still...

July 29, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Terrace Dining at the French Kitchen, Roppongi Hills

Two of my absolute favorite things to do this time of year in Tokyo are to eat and drink outside, and luckily the city offers...

June 13, 2014 | Food & Drink

Kenzo Estate Brings Napa Wines to Roppongi Hills

Anyone who has had the pleasure of eating or drinking out in Tokyo knows that our beloved city is home to a staggeringly large variety...

May 23, 2014 | Food & Drink

J.H.V. French Food & Wine, Atago Hills

In my experience, French food in Tokyo tends to fall into one of two categories: excellent but shamefully overpriced, or mediocre (and often still overpriced)....

May 16, 2014 | Food & Drink

Explore Tokyo with Gilt City

There's no doubt about it; Tokyo has some of the best restaurants, bars, cafes, spas and salons in the world. But all too often, the...

May 1, 2014 | Lifestyle

Cirque du Soleil Returns to Japan with Ovo

Ever since I caught a performance of Dralion during a trip to Denver several years ago, I have been hooked on the amazing acrobatics, gorgeous...

April 7, 2014 | Art & Culture

Brighten Your Winter with Indoor Gardening

We're fortunate in Tokyo that our winters are not as gray and dreary as they can be in some other parts of the world, but...

January 23, 2014 | Lifestyle

Juice Fasts Take Root in Tokyo

The latest health trend that's blowing up all across the United States and elsewhere is juicing, and it's accompanying juice fasts. Now, thanks to Canadian-born...

January 21, 2014 | Health & Beauty

100 Yen Shop Craft: Snowflake Paintings

Even the savviest and most resourceful parents can struggle to find ways of entertaining kids over the school holidays. Here's a foolproof winter craft idea...

December 26, 2013 | Art & Culture, Families

Qlocktwo Timepieces Come to Tokyo

Qlocktwo, an award-winning series of clocks and watches, has made its first entry into the Japanese market. While digital clocks were originally designed to make...

December 4, 2013 | Lifestyle